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Smethport McKean Citizen (Newspaper) - December 25, 1858, Smethport, PennsylvaniaV. Co., 3pais december 25, 1858, s published saturday Molly to by l. A oohs. Smet Hiort m Kean co., a. 25 per Canen in Advance rates of advertising. 1 column one year. J six 3f i Square of 12 lines or 3 insertions 1 50 Xach 25 Ess Cank a Vita these rules tilt be strictly adhered to. A pbaye3 Fob one b1xoved. My e. Bout Hon attorney councilor at Law sme Liport a Kart county a. Business ctr Stefl to Liis care for the comi ties of m can Potter mid Elk will be promptly attended to. Office in the court House second floor a. Willlams attorney and counsellor at Law. Salej county i b. We a. Nichols attorney a Iii counsellor at Law with 0. J Hamlin As consulting counsel twice. As formerly occupied by o. J. Hui Lin. J Goa the gracious task is Girt to upon my breast to bold him Safe from Porrov anal Frod clears Liviu the thu bet Giro him Joy and a piece and rest 7 cod Comfort my by loved not mine to . In at worn by tender wants to tread his not mine at noon to Greet him with Xora inc to we taper love at Rio e of god Comfort my beloved. Some no Abed Trio la solitary Wood t Tom by the Winter s Gile or will Hting mow l he viands alone while beating Dalai descend fiercest vind.4 with might roti Stolcis blow god my beloved. I would Talpt i could by borne Evergreen or Plant ing time a that round and round this solitary tree my Tondelli and Comfort my beloved. I might twant Liport i would that thus so Kotinsly a Atlow of Irmith i Florop Lnor heart might and to liar Diug still and neft4 i u Vine would grow to Comfort . Vain with vain Hope Etc mocks the shadowy Dir oui since up to Tiyi the Given h Atli atari and upraised Spray would that buy Prater could Pierce the inner v Lay beloved. I Warren cowls attorney at Sec Liport i Kea ii co., a. Will Attell to Profe Shio ill Busi tics counties of m Tan Potter and Elk. John , in the attorney counsellor at Smethport cd. m can co. Up. Will attend to ,11 a immense to Tho Cumberland Alle kanian an old Man. Named John Brobst living in the in that Bounty recently dist voted he was the of a Largo tract of land in. The richest. Mineral Region of Pennsylvania under paid immense scams of Coal and Iron and valued at s it is on the land fifty years of became involved through Bis property to its then in his profession Potter and Elk. Office Over c. K. Sartwell brother a Titre. He has in indigent Cir cum stances. The property subsequent do Pablino into the hands of his Nephew and s Teton. , a. Office who afterwards sold it to a wealthy com on Kins Street a few doors of the -1 party. The difficulty of giving it Good Demy title to the property led to the discovery in i of the fact that Brobst Wal still alive. Surgeon. Sme Liport a. Teas searched out found and taken at i residence one dour nor Lioi Llie Church. On to according to a the Ailigh Dentart has sold 0ut his right j. C. Chandler for the sum of the ii liens of i t Smith unit. And that he to if Eward of one of the All orders fur i aint Inu Oia ining clothing merchants in sew zing . Commenced bids Knees Twenty a than now gives employment to 3000 persons and us ra4tny of these have that less than persons depend upon him for l hotel. , Kenmon Warren families it is estimated can qty a. His Euvile will be supplied tie Best the country affords and i will spare do 10 Kis cahvb3fl to tests their bread. Wuriu Gutho year ending january 1st, 11558, he sold clothing to the amount upon which think cause you can flee everything a farm lit i no no fraid the wife you Don t put it in the right shape i can see the Heel of a stocking an when i see a pined where Tho need needs to run i run it there. I Don expect to Sec but one thing at a time but when Yon see that one thing an also that it needs mending then i the time to mend it John Boggs come fenced to whistle i Medley of spasmodic notes and at the same time Drew on his coat., he a got to go five Miles to a Blacksmith to have an Iron ring made said his wife darn ing Needle As she no Mark i words if you Don t torn Over a new Leaf in this respect you la have a lesson one of these Days Cost Yon More than you can afford to pay John whistled with renewed Energy now striking fairly into it Yankee Doo and with a dubious shake of the cad his wife turned her attention to ice work. John Boggs had two men at work for in and by this breaking of cart hey were obliged to either lie still or 50 at some work wife a was of Little use. To had a Largo farm and an sex Ellent one for producing vegetation and quite Well to in the world. His children were All Dat ugh Era and Bence the business of Over looking the affairs of the farm All Devol de upon him. As we Hare seen John Boggs had be fault he would put off till to Morow what could be and should be done to Day he contrived to keep misplace looking heat and tidy Decanto at cer Tain periods he would be seized with a sort of a renovating at and would then Roll up his sleeves and go at it. Bat this did t work always. Many a time very important things were he Felt like if that was a great expression of his i felt1 Lite it sometimes there would be a breakdown that bad to be attended to immediately and while to had Tho Hammer and nails in Bis hands he would fix up several other things that bad been awaiting his coming. Very often an hour wins required Over something which would not have i consumed five minutes of Hia time had he taken it in band when be first i discovered it. And not on Ylio but he. Lost in other ways it required More nails to do the work at this late Hoar and could never be made so Good at that As it was before nor As it would have been had it been attended to in sea Hitti incorrigible. From that moment be resolved that he would Reform. A had made just such resolutions be fore. For two months no real Accident happened for John bogged kept things pretty straight but still there were some Short Coral Riga. Tho habit of procrastination wag too firmly fixed upon him to be easily . As autumn Drew near John Boggs began to look around for an Opportunity to carry into execution a plan he had been considering for some time. To had d very Choice Stock of cattle and having received an excellent offer for them he concluded to sell them As he knew where Jie could buy in the Spring j then i guess sheep must have rubbed it said the girl. F John spoke his wife almost sternly Havn t you fixed that door i declare i la fix that was John s response. I but Why Haven t you fixed it be fore persisted Matilda. Haven t had time. John held Down his head Asho made this remark. Haven t had repeated the Dame elevating her Eye brows in real astonishment. John Boggs what do you mean did mean to fix it Bat to Good advantage. So he sold eight whenever i be thought of it it has oxen for a Price which might by some been when i was Busy about something be considered fabulous. The same Pur else Chaser wanted horses and John sold a me Tell you that kind his three , beeping Only a three year old Colt which he thought would answer for All his Riding through the very near John s farm was a Large tract of land covered with heavy Pine of them magnificent White Minos and he had partly contracted to jut these Trees Down fashion the and haul them a distance of three Miles to the River the contract would Borer of ton inputs unmentionable valuable one for him because he lived so near to the Wood. He supposed he of work won t suit Aaron Rolf Rolf mind his own Busi returned John warmly he added with a bold look into his wife s face1, there s other folks too that might do the same to advantage Matilda Boggs smiled for she saw that her husband was playing the Brave thing which he Seldom did in her presence i Jot that she was the Wear was Lone of those straightforward sound sensed Stern Virtner woman could find plenty of men who would be i who find it absolutely necessary to son. 1 Astor Bouse. By j. A Holme this place top Here. Good accommodations und Reaton Noble prices. Bennett House a singular suit Man named Alace Sueda citizen of Dayton Ohio for having some years ago caused his conviction and imprisonment in them Kwin it. Bennett pro j Penitentiary Tor Uglam his opposite Tho Youit to iliac. A new Corn Modicut and to cell furnished House. Eldred half House. Tatlian Dennis. Proprietor. J his is Situa Ted half Way bet own Sale Liport and Olean. If you adj ibid dinner this is he place to and Holmes Richmond and in Tail dealers in pro family groceries a dry Ginals Ilis cups. Yankee notions Etc. In lie Antor Loiue. Terms Cash n. Tailor in Staple and 1 Anco dry goods Oil cloth Luada made hats big Down the stocking Sjoe was Harrang hardware ac., and regarding her husband a Peculiar look. Do you mean the Large of cart damages at John Boggs Book. Or the effects 07 pbocba8timatiok. John often promised his wife that to would Reform but be had. Not done it yet he did not realize How much to lost j or if he did the effect was Momen tary. When he lost his sheep he Felt sorry and resolved that he would never let Sutcli a thing go again. And yet there was at this very moment a bad place in the floor of the tie up where the cows were kept it Days before. To had noticed Hei one of 1 too said John Boggs. What s too bad returned Matilda his wife. Why the cart s broken Down and now All hands must be Idle Wail it s mended the repeated mr8vboggs Lay one dour Kast of the Astor House. N. A co7 retail dealers in Staple and Bolc Sytle i Funcy dry goods corp citing ready made cot big in and general furnishing goods boots and shows Wall and window j apr looking Etc. At glean n. V. Smith Brothers. 1 Excelsior Block Olcan k. V. Wholesale and retail dealers in dry goods hats Caps and boots an j shoes car pets Oil Clotte and nil other kinds of ser Clian Dise. B Mason. Stove1-, tin via Rei Jap paned Ware ac-., Side of the. Public Square Smethport tit. Cilia join work done to order on the shortest no Tice and in the most Burn Tittl manner. 0. V b. Bars general dealer in std Viii tinware carpenters tools fails Louie trimmings Mill Sawi Lor and Coil chains will and cos jobbing done to order of cad new York. Yes what s Tho matter w the it Tho Hub is split Rig t slap in two halves but i thought it he to split a Long time ago. I heard you say last week that you must a re a new Iron band made for it. I said John rather dubiously i did say something about i but then i did t think twas to bad i yet Yon knew it needed mending John for you said so yourself. I wish you would learn to about these things. The cows tread upon it and h e knew that a heavy of would break through there at once. But the. Floor was mended yet for nil that. When the ring or Hub band came Home or. Boggs went at work to put it on. But it would not work. He had missed ajl Gure in his calculations the. Spokes had worn the sockets so much that All the strap s of Iron in the world could never fit that broken glad to come on and furnish teams if he would keep them. He bad Bay and brain in plenty and of course wished 0 have the most of it eaten no on the lace. By Solh no his horses and oxen e had made a Lea r profit of about one Milf of All he got for them and now if in could gel some one to come and fur wish in return take one half be proceeds of the Job and have their animals kept be would do Well. But in found it More difficult than he bad expected to obtain the help. He could and plenty of men who would gladly ome with such teams As they owned at be wanted heavier ones. At length be bit upon the very Man. I be found he said to his one evening on his return from a visit o a neigh Borini town. I be found ust the Man. He a got teams enough and will come on As soon As wanted asked Matilda quite leased with her husband s Success. 1 Aaron Litolf. You know him Don t e t he s got six Yoke of oxen and our Good horses and he says if i la Ive him equal shares of what i am to have and. Take care of his animals and men hell come Aaron Boyf f repeated the wife. I know him Well. If he says he will come then you May depend upon him. He never makes a Promise until he in tips he can keep it and he never undertakes to do a thing which he cannot do As should be done. Spine people Call him Odd arid i Dort t know but that be is in one sense of the does his own business Kas everything in its. Proper place and will have no one about him if he can help it who will not follow Bis example. Flee to know Hirw Well. Tiddy guide an. Easy husband sometimes. She bad intended to ask her lord to go out and fix the door after supper but As he was already chafed she tied to say no Moro at present. The facts about that barn door were these the lower hinge had been use less Over two weeks but had been made to work being careful in opening and closing the door. Jut some three Days had the upper one became so dependence could be placed upon it. John had noticed it and he said to himself it must be fixed and he had resolved to do it he Felt like it. Tip Nix t Day came and in the Mornini John Boggs went and i Yon forget that i lived with his father s family Sev More prompt you lose More to Tolfe land i principal office at Bradford m Cerii cd in than Jou Are aware of t Lozand Roii Taim. Of no Tiddy. A dont lose anything. Punis hollow Ware cutlery a. I very thing on my place is As Well As Are is of quite John. I know you Man age to keep things in pretty Good Der but Yon must acknowledge that you Are in the habit of Procas tinting. It s Only last week that you lost a valuable sheep just because Yon put off mending the floor in the shed. And now you have Rustja half a Day s work of Throe hands just because you did to mend your cart Hub when it ought to have been mended do Loose much and there s no use in trying to hide it won t Hind it that s a sure muttered John. Quickly Bat plot Santly returned Banc i at Fox township Elk co., a. Good farming and micral funds for Sale in Large or quantities containing Bitumen mis and canal Coal hmm Stone Iron Ore of Misc dior Surveyor craftsman conveyancer and office in Norih wort Cornero the court House ups Nix. Of Abr. Land agent and real him bpm Street Corner farms houses and new it Gold or sex constantly on Tilous Salt and p j.1 hand and for Ute by sept. Matilda but paying experience might mend heed to your the whole trouble Pooh you sit Here in Tho House stocking s and i s pose you on again. Muttered the disappointed Man As he found that he could not make the thing work. If t had Only fixed the thing when i d ought to t his would t have been 1 it s too bad bad i but there was no help for it. A new Hub must to. Made. He managed to find an old wheel which he could use while the Wright was filing his and in this in cd for table Way he managed to get along losing without a Day s time. One morning about a week after the breaking of the Hub one of the Little girls came running in while the family were at breakfast. Of papa i papa White faced Heifer s broke right through tace what t uttered i Oggs starting up. Broken through i through where you said Home of end be Beo aking through if they a n t John Boggs knew that his wife wifi looking sharply at Bim and be avoided Tho Peculiar glance which to Felt. Store he should find there if he turned that Way. To called no tha two men and hurried out. A Good Nick w Only have it the. Heifer was not seriously harmed Bat John knew be could not claim any credit for safety. When be came Back Hia wife said not a word the subject. At dust John was afraid she would reprimand hit j but when he found that she kept subject he to Refl tuft ii tre would have Felt had she Juit elided him a tie. He knew end Felt understood her continued Flolence seemed to indicate that she considered feral years oho is fad the son of old Ben eldest boy that s it he 1 Well term glad lie s such Man. If k make it Good for me i should like to have him Here very Well this coming fall and that is if you most have some one so John Boggs gave himself no More uneasiness upon the subject of the work. Or. Eiolf was owning Over to to look at the Timber before he closed barn and passed through into tue Yard. He set the Back door up after him and braced the Stout Cord stick against it to hold it in its place. I declare that must be fixed i la attend to that right off he went out Intro the Field and when he came Back he Over to a neigh Bor s to see about help and remained to blare till dinner time. Just As they were sitting Down to dinner a Ron Rolf drove up to the door. One of Tho hired men took his Horn and he came in where he was Wel com de warmly by John and his Good in the two men went out to the Timber land and it was nearly when they they had seen the whole lot and or. Rolf was much pleased with the pro posed plan in every Way. As near As they could calculate it would Lake then from Thi men whom h the bargain but then John bad explained everything Folly to him and he was perfectly satisfied. One Day John tie Bis Colt of in the stall and he found that the Edge of the trough was worn almost Down to the Hole through which the Halter was tied. He knew that it was not Safe a slight pull would break it out. I be said to himself i must fix that when i get he meant when he Felt like it for to bad ample time then. All tbat1 was necessary was to step to the Wagon Louse get an Inch and a half anger and bereft new Hole. It would have taken him five minutes to hate per formed the whole operation he led Tho Colt into the next stall and then went to the House and sat Down. The old habit was not yet. He would fix the tie Hole when he had Tintel John Bogge quite re formed for All his place looked to Well an evening 0r two afterwards just its be wits sitting a fwd to supper one of his daughters came in and told him them with themselves and four other Ruten and six yokes of oxen and fou , a Hundred Days. Perhaps More but surely no less. Rolf found that i share of the proceeds won id amount t eight Hundred dollars. He must pay the two was to bring on leaving Bim Hun dred dollars for his oxen horses Ane himself. But As he would be at no expense at All in feeding anybody or any thing he considered the Remnsn Gratiot just fair. .1 can have More Thani that for haul ing goods Fornor new Railroad company but i should halve to be away from Home ail the time and i Don t it. I like this plan. I can go Homo As often sys i please and feel perfectly free to remain away a Day if 1 wish during the caning the work was Al planned and before they retired Aaron. Had about made tip his mind that he should sign the articles of agreement. It was arranged that they fat Ronld go to the Justice s and have them legally drawn of. John Bogga thought Thero no need of any such paper but or. Rolf to Vooght differently. Said we May forget but a written paper can t forget and upon that they retired for the. Night. In the morning or. Rolf got up and that the tuck Down again barn door had tumbled i set a log of Wood up against it firmly Only a Little while ago sex went out to. Snuff up the fresh having washed and combed his hair he thought he would go Down and look Ai his horse and perhaps give him some water. He saw one of Thuv Hoed men and asked him if he had watered the an Imal. It had not been done. So be went on to the barn. He found the stable where helipad seen the Man hitch his horse the night but the horse was gone he went through to the. Back of Tho barn and Fondl the door not Only open but Flat Pori thei ground he went on into the and there he found the front bars he hunted up the hired Man. Look be my Yoa been. Anything of my the Man followed. Rolf to empty stall. Sip j heard him say. Two Ort Breo ago he must do it when he bad tin Ltd. It was kind o dark when i bitched the horse and i did t it when he had time repeated Eiolf in Surprise. Has t he an yes sir and has t he five Hinatea to spare within three yes Good Many of pm t should think Bat h of Ardnt this door out bore did t you know that was unsafe yes sir. It s been no a Long White but or. Boggs said he d fix it when h4 had time and so i never touched it who lugged that great jog of Mfd pc round Here to hold it rip with did sir he did he yes. And rider How do you Eri pose them bars repeated the Man somewhat startled j Are them bars Dowa again they re Down sir glad on to Boggs _ said he d. Ii Only granted some pins in pm yesterday Nornia if i should t fix Era and he said do. He said i might go to work and to that. How the cows Are All gone i said Jar. And As he turned away and followed the track of Bis horses to the Road and saw that it was turned to Twarda Home. He knew the nature of Lia horse and was sure he won id find him in Hift own stall. So he returned to the Bartty and having taken Tho bridle on his and thrown the Light Saddle Over Hill shoulder he said to the hired Man you can Tell or Boggs i have after my horse Bot Shaa t i go with be out to the to. I where i shall find him so Aaron Rolf went away All saddled and bridled when or. John Boggs came in to breakfast the looked very the matter Thi wife asked eagerly for he looked really sad he made and was upon Tho Point of asking again of the Rosy cheeked Little Girte came running in with eagerness upon every rounded feature. O she cried Don t Dii bolts horse off lie broke out of the stall where the Hal Ter Bole was clean worn off Down to e in a most nothing be ran Otto through Tho barn door that was All tumbled Down he got through the bars where Tho cows Hook Eta you gone off to try to eaten Liim he went with Tho Saddle on his Back my it too bad Matilda Boggs looked at John Bogon a full mint Etc and then went on with chef breakfast. She spoke not a word far ther on the subject. The nest Forenoon there in Salotto left at the House for. Job n Boggs. That individual received it from his gift who Rilke came to dinner. Helia been fixing of a door and some Para he open the letter and read Fol lows John Yon Nutof consider that All business relations bin then us Are at a end. But i will not thus abruptly break of our plans with out giving Yott my reason. It As. Thiec. I am by nature very nervous and i could not entrust my interests in to hands of a Man who cannot of his own wife i not assured that Accident of last night result of what has become a fixed habit with you i might hesitate but i understand it All. This will re mail a secret with to and trusting1 that we May re Nairi friends and that Yoa May overcome my evil which Carmot but result in great farm to you if followed up i Etc. John Boggs read then. Threw it upon the table and pushed from Tho House. Matilda picked it up and read it., a Cloud passed Over and then a Ray of Sud Thina Camo in a few Thommes she looked he ppm Tad contented. But the dinner Wae getting he sent one of the Childers after Kirnie came in looking end and Lis wife went no to him arts land non Hia -1 Boft fetid kindly Tva Kayat by some w Mon Fhy and can Yoff not boy them Aind have ranch of the Money just which for you told v then Bay oxen nod Hiitt yo9f i Ion do that work of cog

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